Dr. Abhidha Dhumatkar

Doing L. L. B. from Jitendra Chauhan College of Law, Vile-Parle, Mumbai.
  • Doing Certificate Course in Archeology from the Centre of Extramural Studies, University of Mumbai
  • Doing Certificate Course in Numismatics from the Centre of Extramural Studies, University of Mumbai.
  • Doing Postgraduate Diploma in Museology from University of Mumbai
  • Certificate Course in Indian Aesthetics from University of Mumbai.

Teaching Experience     :          

Worked as a lecturer of History  at Vikas Junior College  (Vikhroli, Mumbai) from 6th August to 13th September  1997.

Tought Indian, European, American and Asian history during the service on leave vacancy  as lecturer of History at Sathaye (degree)College  from 31st January to 17th February 2000 (Vile Parle, Mumbai) and has been teaching Indian and foreign history during the service as a full time permanent lecturer of History in the Sathaye (degree) college from 23rd July, 2007 up till now.
Has worked as temporary head of the Department Of History in the same college from 3rd November 2009 to 30th April 2010 and from 22 August 2013 till 21st February 2014 and a permanent head of the department of history in the same college from 10th September 2014 till date.Worked as a participant in M. A. syllabus formation committee in May 2016 and in February 2017 for History department of University Mumbai.
  

Post-graduate Teaching and Research Experience

  • A recognized Postgraduate Teacher of The University of Mumbai in 2011
  • Teaching, for 3 years Modern China, Modern Maharashtra and Indian National Movement to M.A. Part I and Research Methodology and Philosophy of History to M.A. PartII of University of Mumbai .
  • Worked as an Internal Referee for M.A. History dissertations of S. N. D. T. women’s
    University in May 2014.
     Conducted in April 2014, online lectures on behalf of The S. N. D. T. women’s University for
    its distance education M. A. Part I students for the papers” Historiography: Methods and
    Approaches (108002)” and “History of Ideas”.
     Taught as a visiting faculty, the paper on History of Science, technology and Medicine to
    M.A. part 1 regular students of the S. N. D. T. Woman’s university in 2014.
     Set and translated question paper for Women’s History M.A. Part I, Mumbai University for
    the examinations held in April 2013, November 2013 and April 2014 and set question papers
    for Environmental History, M. A. part II History Mumbai university in April 2014. Taught History to B. M. M. course at M. L. Dahanukar college Vileparle Mumbai from July to September 2014.
  • In 2015 Prepared notes in English for the M. A. part 2 paper “Public Health” for Distance Education of the S. N. D. T. womens University of Mumbai.
  • Set and translated question paper for Women’s History M.A. Part I, Mumbai University for the examinations held in April 2013, November 2013 and April 2014 and set question papers for Environmental History, Mumbai university in April 2014.
  • Tought the paper on History of Science, technology and Medicine  to M. A. part 1 regular students of the S. N. D. T. Woman’s university in 2014.
  • Conducted in April 2014, online lectures on behalf of The S. N. D. T. womens University for it’s distance education M. A. Part I students for the papers” Historiography: Methods and Approaches (108002)” and “History of Ideas”.
  • Worked as an Internal Referee for M.A. History dissertations of S. N. D. T. womens University  in May 2014.
  • Taught to S. N. D. T. Women’s University (Distance Education), the paper “Research Methodology  in November 2014 and the papers on public Health, Feminist Historiography, Medieval India, cultural and Economic History in February 2016.

Tought Indian and European history to the students preparing for public service examination, in the ideal classes Goregaon.

Languages Known

1)  With the coaching from Alliance Francaise of Mumbai, I passed with distinction, the Commercial French Examination of Paris Chember of Commerce in 2001 and and obtained “good”in the Advanced Deploma of Alliance Francaise of Paris in 2003 and tought French in The Chate coaching class from May 1998to December 2001 and at home for ten years. Completed in 2014, French Language Teachers Training Course(online) launch by French Embasy in India.

 2) Completed six courses in German from Maxmuller Bhavan, Mumbai in 2005.

 3) Completed 3 years course of university of Mumbai  in Arabic leading to  Advanced Diploma  in 1996.

 4) Passed second level of Italian Chamber of Commerce in Italian in 2009. 

 5) the four level corrospendance course of Iran Culture House, New Delhi in Persian in 2002 and Passed, four level course of Iran Culture house in Persian, Mumbai in 2011.

 6) Completed three years course of Bangbhasha Prachar Samiti in Bengali in 2011. Passed  Madhyamik(4th level) standing 2nd all over India in 2011 and  Praveshika (the 5th level )of Bengali language and literature course of Nikhil Bharat Banga Sahitya, standing  third all over India in 2012

7) Completed Diploma of the University of Mumbai in Sindhi in 2014.
Pursuing diploma in Pali language and literature from Dharma University Certificate course and diploma in Prakrit Language and literature from Sommaya University 

Contribution in College Activities.
Guided T. Y. B. A. students to write articles in the college journal “Parlite”.
2. Guided two students for preparing and reading a paper for a conference of culinary history
held at Sophia College on 23 rd January 2016.
3. Guided students to prepare and present research papers for Maharashtra History Congress on
28 th November 2015.
4. Guided two students for a mini research project sponsored by Sathaye college on “Lokmanya
Sevasangh: a Mirror of Social Life in Vile-Parle, 1923-2015”

  • In 2010, S. Y. student, Mr. Sandeep Dahisarkar, whom I coached to write and present a paper won the Raghuveer kaur Young Historian Trophy in the National Conference held by the Birla College Vashi.
  • In order to promote Research among Undergraduate Students, I motivated students in 2009,to enroll for the research training course organized by the Father Heras institute, Mumbai.
  • Co-ordinated with the Department of Political Science, for it’s programme on Kashmir.
  • Guided 2 T. Y. B. A. History students Gandhar Pandit and Shweta Dicholkar on the topic “Lokamanya Sevasangh,a Case in Local History” for a mini research project concept launched by Sathaye college for it’s students.
  • Guided Shweta Dicholkar to present a paper on the same topic in Maharashtra Itihas Parishad, on 28 November 2015.
  • A Certificate Course in the Modi script was started on 2 January 2016. I am the convener of this course.
  • Guided T.y. B. A. History students Gandhar Pandit, Sayli Sakpal, Nitish Devdhar and Shveta Dicholkar to present a paper on “Changing Maharashtrian Food Habits” held at Sophaya College on 23 January 2016 
  • Biography of Prof.B. P. Modak, titled Prof. Balaji Prabhakar Modak, a forgotten Science Propagator, based on my M.Phil dissertation on the same subject has been accepted for publication by the National Book Trust  of India. 

Fine Arts known

  • Passed Madhyama Poorna and appearing for Visharad Pratham )5thlevel)of Gandharva Mahavidyalaya)Miraj, Maharashtra) in Hindustani Classical music, Vocal in 2014.
  • Passed Prarambhik (first examination) of Gandharva Mahavidyalaya in Katthak in 2013.
  • Community Work
  • Taught gratuitously to the students of an orphanage in Vile-parle.

Research Project :

  • Research Project
    “Prof. R. D. karve, the Pioneer of Birth Control in India”
    Period :01/08/2010 - 31/07/2011
    Status :Completed

    Disseminating science through mother tongue – The contribution of marathi vidnyan parishad (1967 – 2011)
    Period :01/04/2011 - 31/03/2012
    Status :Completed

    Contribution of Marathi periodicals to the spread of Science (1827-2011)
    Period :09/04/2016 - 09/04/2016
    Status :Completed

    Revival of Ancient Indian Medicin and Astonomy with the help of Modern Science.
    Period :01/08/2013 - 31/07/2014
    Status :Completed

Research Papers Presented :

  • Research Papers Presented
    “The Parsi contribution to the growth of Technical Education – The History of V.J.T.I. (1888-2008)
    Name of Conference :“The contribution made by the Parsis to the Development of Different Aspects of education in the 19th and 20th Centuries In Western India”
    Level :National
    Period :17/01/2009-18/01/2009
    Name of Organizers :K.R. Cama Oriental Institute

    “Kolhapur – A Harbinager of popular Science in Maharashtra, The contribution of Professor Balaji Prabhakar Modak (1847-1906)
    Name of Conference :“A research paper read out for the 46th Annual Conference of the Institute of Historical studies, Kolkata.
    Level :National
    Period :09/10/2009-11/10/2009
    Name of Organizers :L.J.N.J. Mahila Mahavidyalaya Vile Parle

    Disseminating Science Through Mother Tongue For Rural Development.
    Name of Conference :Multidisciplinary Conference on Maharashtra 1960-2010 Imaging the past and Envisioning The Future
    Level :State
    Period :22/01/2010-23/01/2010
    Name of Organizers :V.G.Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce College Mulund (E)

    "Indian Edison" Dr. Shankar Abaji Bhisey (1867 – 1935)
    Name of Seminar :All Indian History Congress.
    Level :National
    Period :15/05/2010-17/05/2010
    Name of Organizers :All Indian History Congress, New Delhi.

    “Revival of Indigenous Medicines by Allopathic Practitioners in the 19th century with the special reference to Dr. Bhau Daji and Dr. Bhalchandra Krishna
    Name of Seminar :All India Oriental Conference
    Level :National
    Period :02/06/2010-04/06/2010
    Name of Organizers :All India Oriental Conference, Tirupati.

    “From Nationalism to Internationalism the contribution of Pandurang Sadashiv Khankhoje (1886-1967)”
    Name of Seminar :“My country India : Reviving Patriotism of 1885 in Contemporary Times”
    Level :National
    Period :30/06/2010-01/07/2010
    Name of Organizers :I.C.L.E.’s Motilal Jhunjhunwala College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

    ”Goan Temples, A Reservoir of Heritage Tourism”
    Name of Conference :“Heritage Tourism Prospects and challenges”
    Level :International
    Period :01/09/2010-02/09/2010
    Name of Organizers :ICLE’s Motilal Jhunjhunwala College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

    ”Geetaramayana, Bharateeya manasikata Ka Bejod Namuna” (gitaramayan, an excellent specimen of Indian psychology).
    Name of Seminar :Loktantra Aur Bharatiya Bhashao men Ramasahitya Ki Prasangikata (democracy and the relevance of the literature on Rama in Indian languages)
    Level :International
    Period :02/12/2010-04/12/2010
    Name of Organizers :Sathaye College, Vile Parle, Mumbai.

    “Dr. D.B. Limaye, the Founder of Chemical Research in Maharashtra (1887-1971),
    Name of Conference :Indian Institute of Historical Studies.
    Level :National
    Period :28/10/2010-30/10/2010
    Name of Organizers :Indian Institute of Historical studies, Chandigarh.

    “Dr. Bhau Daji Laud and the cure on Leprosy"
    Name of Conference :Akhil Maharashtra Itihas Parishad
    Level :State
    Period :24/12/2010-25/12/2010
    Name of Organizers :D.B.F. Dayanand Arts and Science College, Solapur.

    “Dr. Bhau Daji Laud (1824-1874) and The Growth of Indology in Western India in The 19th century”
    Name of Conference :34th International conference of Indian History and Cultural Society.
    Level :International
    Period :28/12/2010-30/12/2010
    Name of Organizers :Indian History and cultural Society, Lucknow.

    “Goan Temples, A Reservoir of Heritage Tourism”
    Name of Seminar :National Seminar on Heritage Tourism.
    Level :National
    Period :21/01/2011-22/01/2011
    Name of Organizers :St. Andrews College, Bandra, Mumbai.

    ”Epigraphical Contribution of Dr. Bhau Daji Laud”
    Name of Conference :36th Annual session of the Epigraphical Society of India & 30th Annual session of the Place Name Society of India.
    Level :National
    Period :18/03/2011-20/03/2011
    Name of Organizers :Birla College of Art Science and Commerce.

    “Sri Lanka the catalyst of Dharmanand Kosambi’s revival of Buddhism in India“
    Name of Conference :The First Biennial Conference of International Association of Asian Heritage.
    Level :International
    Period :07/04/2011-08/04/2011
    Name of Organizers :International Association of Asian Heritage, Colombo.

    “From Nationalism to Internationalism, Pandurang Sadashiv Khankhoje, an Apostle of Indo-Mexican Friendship”
    Name of Conference :72nd session of Indian History Congress.
    Level :National
    Period :10/12/2011-13/12/2011
    Name of Organizers :72nd session of Indian History Congress, Patiala, Punjab.

    “Dr. D. B. Limaye, the Founder of Organised Chemical Research in Western India”
    Name of Conference :International Science Congress Association.
    Level :International
    Period :24/12/2011-25/12/2011
    Name of Organizers :of International Science Congress Association, Indore.

    “The Plague Epidemic of 1896 and the Politics of Prophylactic in Maharashtra”
    Name of Conference :Konkan Itihas Parishad.
    Level :Local
    Period :14/01/2012-15/01/2012
    Name of Organizers :Konkan Itihas Parishad.

    “Colonial Policy of Engineering Education: A Comparison in the Growth of C.O.E.P. and V.J.T.I.”
    Name of Seminar :“History of Science in Modern India”
    Level :State
    Period :12/03/2012-13/03/2012
    Name of Organizers :The Department of History, S.N.D.T. Women’s University,Mumbai.

    “Pioneering Birth Control and Sex Medicin in India: the Contribution of Prof. R.D. Karve (1882-1953)”
    Name of Conference :9th European Social Science and History Conference, Glasgo.
    Level :International
    Period :11/04/2012-14/04/2012
    Name of Organizers :The International Institute of Social History, Holand.

    "M.B. Namjoshi (1853-1895) and Industrialisation of Puna in the late Nineteenth Century”
    Name of Seminar :“Emergence And Growth Of Indian Cities:A Historical Perspective”
    Level :National
    Period :15/09/2012-15/09/2012
    Name of Organizers :6th Dr. Mani Kamerkar Memorial National Seminar, held at Ramnarain Ruia College.

    "The Agriculture College Of Puna As Remembered By It’s Students"
    Name of Conference :“Information and Communication for Development: Reach, Impact, Opportunities and Challenges"
    Level :International
    Period :05/10/2012-06/10/2012
    Name of Organizers :N.E.S. Ratnam College Of Arts Science and Commerce Bhandup Mumbai.

    “Propogating Science Through Mother tongue: The Contribution Of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad”
    Name of Conference :73rd All India History Congress
    Level :National
    Period :28/12/2012-30/12/2012
    Name of Organizers :73rd All India History Congress, Mumbai.

    “Industrial Exhibitions And The First Poona Industrial Conference, The Harbingers Of The First 'Nationalist', Industrial Survey Of India.“
    Name of Conference :74th All India History Congress.
    Level :National
    Period :28/12/2013-30/12/2013
    Name of Organizers :74th All India History Congress, Cuttack.

    “Forsight Of Scientists, As Reflected In The Presidential Speeches Of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad (1966-2003)
    Name of Seminar :“History of science, technology medicine and environment”.
    Level :State
    Period :17/09/2014-17/09/2014
    Name of Organizers :9th Dr. Mani Kamerkar Memorial National Seminar, DNYANASADHANA COLLEGE OF ARTS, COMMERCE & SCIENCE, THANE

    “Dr. Harold Mann(1872-1961) a Pioneer of Agricultural Education and Agricultural Research in Western India”
    Name of Conference :75th All India History Congress
    Level :National
    Period :28/12/2014-30/12/2014
    Name of Organizers :Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi).

    “Interviews: Narrators of Scientific Sagas"
    Name of Seminar :Oral History and the Dialogue between History and Memory.
    Level :International
    Period :19/12/2015-20/12/2015
    Name of Organizers :Maxmuller Bhavan, Mumbai.

    “Twentieth Century Daughter of Lilavati: situating Woman Scientist in Patriarchy”
    Name of Conference :Research Centre for Women’s Studies S. N. D. T. Women’s University
    Level :International
    Period :11/02/2015-13/02/2015
    Name of Organizers :S. N. D. T. Women’s University, Mumbai.

    “Historiography of Science in Modern India:an Externalist Approach”
    Name of Seminar :Department of History of Seth Hirachand Mutha College of Arts Science and Commerce
    Level :State
    Period :10/08/2015-10/08/2015
    Name of Organizers :Seth Hirachand Mutha College of Arts Science and Commerce,Kalyan West.

    “Jagannath Shankarshet (1805-1865)"
    Name of Seminar :24th national conference of Akhil Maharashtra Itihas Parishad
    Level :National
    Period :27/11/2015-28/11/2015
    Name of Organizers :Shankar Narayan College of Arts and commerce,Bhayandar East

    ”Foresight of Scientists, As Revealed From the Presidential Speeches of Marathi Vidnyan Parishad(1966-2005)”
    Name of Seminar :Indian History and Culture society.
    Level :International
    Period :17/12/2015-20/12/2015
    Name of Organizers :Department of History, University of Hyderabad

    The Education of Differently abled in Vile Parle.
    Name of Seminar :10th Mani Kamerkar Memorial Seminar
    Level :National
    Period :01/10/2016-01/10/2016
    Name of Organizers :P.N.Doshi SNDT Women's College.

    Revival of Ancient Indian Medicine in the 19th Century.
    Name of Conference :History of Medicines in Ancient India.
    Level :National
    Period :05/01/2017-06/01/2017
    Name of Organizers :M.D.Shah Women's College (I.C.H.R. Sponsored)

    Tarabai Shinde the first expression of Maharashtrain Feminism in 19th Century.
    Name of Conference :International Conference on Women's Literature.
    Level :International
    Period :16/03/2017-16/03/2017
    Name of Organizers :Sathaye College

Research Papers Published :

  • Research Papers Published
    "Forgotten Propagator of Science Kolhapur’s Balaji Prabhakar Modak”.
    Name of Publication :Economic & Political weekly.
    Name of Publisher :Economic & Political weekly.
    Year of Publication :2002

    “The Indian Edison".
    Name of Publication :“Economic and Political weekly", Vol. XLV No. 42.
    Name of Publisher :“Economic and Political weekly".
    Year of Publication :2010

    “Balaji Prabhakar Modak – A Nineteenth Century Science Propagator in Maharashtra”
    Name of Publication :Indian Journal of History of Science. Vol. 39, No. 3.
    Name of Publisher :Indian Journal of History of Science
    Year of Publication :2004
    ISSN :0019 – 5235

    “The revival of Indigenous medicines by Allopathic Practitioner in the 19th Century, with the special reference to Dr. Bhau Daji (1824 - 1874) and Bhalchandra Krishna (1853-1922)”
    Name of Publication :Journal of Heras Institute. Volume 48, Number. 2.
    Name of Publisher :Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture.
    Year of Publication :2011

    “Dr. D. B. Limaye, the Founder of organised Chemical Research in Western India”
    Name of Publication :“The Journal Of Recent Sciences”, Vol 1.
    Name of Publisher :International Science Congress Association.
    Year of Publication :2011
    ISSN :2277-2502

    “Dr. D.B. Limaye: The P.C.ray of Maharashtra”
    Name of Publication :The Quarterly review Of Historical Studies, Vol.XIX,No.1&2
    Name of Publisher :The Quarterly review Of Historical Studies.
    Year of Publication :2009
    ISSN :0033-5800

    “From Nationalism to Internationalism, Pandurang Sadashiv Khankhoje, an Apostle of Indo-Mexican Friendship”
    Name of Publication :Proceedings of 72nd session of Indian History Congress, Patiala.
    Name of Publisher :Indian History Congress.
    Year of Publication :2012
    ISSN :2249-1937

    “The Plague Epidemic of 1896 and the Politics of Prophylactic in Maharashtra”
    Name of Publication :The Collection Of Selected Research Papers Read Out in the 2nd Konkan Itihas Parishad.
    Name of Publisher :Gomant Samvardhan Samstha.
    Year of Publication :2013

    “The Agriculture College Of Puna As Remembered By It’s Students”
    Name of Publication :EPIGNOSIS: Information and Communication for Developemen: Reach, Impact, Opportunities and Challenges, (a journal of multidisciplinary research)
    Year of Publication :2013
    ISSN :978-81-922163-3-1

    ”Goan Temples, A Reservoir of Heritage Tourism”
    Name of Publication :Land People Culture,Vol I.
    Name of Publisher :St. Andrews College, Bandra, Mumbai.
    Year of Publication :2013
    ISSN :2320- 2718

    “M.B. Namjoshi (1853-1895) and Industrialisation of Puna in the Nineteenth Century”
    Name of Publication :MY COUNTRY INDIA: Nostalgia and Anticipation.
    Name of Publisher :BHARTI PUBLICATIONS.
    Year of Publication :2013
    ISSN :978-93-81212-26-4

    "Goan Temples, A Repository of Heritage Tourism”.
    Name of Publication :“Heritage legacy and marketing”
    Name of Publisher :BHARTI PUBLICATIONS.
    Year of Publication :2013
    ISSN :9788-93-81212-25-7

    “Balaji Prabhakar Modak Yanche Prabodhan Karya”
    Name of Publication :Samaj Prabodhan Patrika, Vol 44, Issues 173.
    Name of Publisher :Samaj Prabodhan Patrika.
    Year of Publication :2006

    “Anales Parampara Ani Paryavaranacha Itihas”
    Co Author :Dr. Louiza Rodrigs.
    Name of Publication :Itihastil Nave Pravah
    Name of Editors :Jasvandi Vamburkar.
    Name of Publisher :Diamond publications
    Year of Publication :2014

Popular Writing :

  • Popular Writing
    “Vijnyan Prasarak Balaji Prabhakar Modak; Ek Ashtapailu Vyakti Matya”
    Name of Book :Loksatta Lokrang.
    Name of Publisher :Loksatta (Marathi Newspaper).
    Place of Publication :Mumbai.
    Date of Publication :06/12/1998
    Nature of Publication :Newspaper Article.

    “Balaji Prabhakar modak: Ek Vismrit vijanprasarak va Marathi sevak”
    Name of Book :Loksatta Lokamudra.
    Name of Publisher :Loksatta (Marathi Newspaper).
    Place of Publication :Mumbai.
    Date of Publication :10/12/2006
    Nature of Publication :Newspaper Article.

    “Pandita Ramabai: Navya Yugachi Agradoot”
    Name of Book :Loksatta Chaturang.
    Name of Publisher :Loksatta (Marathi Newspaper).
    Place of Publication :Mumbai.
    Date of Publication :19/04/2008
    Nature of Publication :Newspaper Article.

    “Drashta Samshodhak”
    Name of Book :Loksatta Vividha.
    Name of Publisher :Loksatta (Marathi Newspaper).
    Place of Publication :Mumbai.
    Date of Publication :01/03/2009
    Nature of Publication :Newspaper Article.

    “Mumbaiche Bhagyavidhate”
    Name of Book :Loksatta, Lokrang.
    Name of Publisher :Loksatta (Marathi Newspaper).
    Place of Publication :Mumbai.
    Date of Publication :31/03/2009
    Nature of Publication :Newspaper Article.

    “Bharatache Edison”
    Name of Book :Loksatta, Lokrang.
    Name of Publisher :Loksatta (Marathi Newspaper).
    Place of Publication :Mumbai.
    Date of Publication :04/04/2010
    Nature of Publication :Newspaper Article.

    ”Damodar Kosambi: Ek Ashtapailu Samshodhak”.
    Name of Book :Akshartej.
    Name of Publisher :Akshartej. (Periodical)
    Place of Publication :Mumbai.
    Date of Publication :05/03/2011
    Nature of Publication :Periodical Article.

    Dalit Krantiche Adhvaryu: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar.
    Name of Book :Samvad
    Name of Editors :Mr. Raghunath Shetkar
    Name of Publisher :Mr. Raghunath Shetkar
    Place of Publication :Mumbai
    Date of Publication :01/04/2016
    Nature of Publication :Quarterly